Kwadwo Asamoah Is Ghana's Highest Paid Footballer In Italy
Black Stars' Kwadwo Asamoah currently earns a 1.6m-euro annual salary at Juventus, making him the highest paid Ghanaian player in the Serie A.
This means that Kwadwo Asamoah takes home a monthly salary of about 133,333 euros. The revelation was made by the Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper, which published the annual salaries of players in the Serie A. The list showed that Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu and and Alfred Duncan of Sassoulo are tied at second with 600,000 Euros annual wages.
Surprisingly Torino's midfield enforcer, Afriyie Acquah is down the table, earning 450,000 euros a year while Frosinone are paying Rahman Chibsah 200,000 euros a year for his efforts. Talented midfield star Godfred Donsah, who recently joined Bologna from the relegated Cagliari, earns 450,000 Euros a year. Donsah is shockingly tied at same position with Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah who recently moved to big-paying Torino, making their monthly salary 37,500 Euros.
Notable players on the list are Roma legend Francesco Totti, who is paid €3.2m (£2.3m) and Lazio's Ravel Morrison, who takes home €1m (£730,000). Mario Balotelli's pay at AC Milan comes in at €2.25m (£1.64m) and Juan Cuadrado, on loan at Juventus from Chelsea, earns €3m (£2.19m).
Juventus pay the most on wages of all Italian clubs, their wage bill equating to a gross sum of €124m (£91m). Roma are second on €113m (£83m) with the two Milan sides third and fourth. AC pay a total of €101m while Inter pay €94m (£69m), a figure which has increased by €24m (£17.5m) from last year.